Carol Barr Funeral Service

Carol Barr Funeral Service A funeral service for the wife of U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, who died unexpectedly this week at the age of 39, will be held Monday in Kentucky.Eleanor Carol Leavell Barr will be laid to rest at Southland Christian Church in Lexington, a day after a visitation service for her in…

Recognizing Juneteenth

Recognizing Juneteenth Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has signed a proclamation recognizing Juneteenth and says he will encourage lawmakers to pass a bill next year to recognize it as a state holiday.Juneteenth commemorates when the last enslaved African Americans learned they were free 155 years ago.Beshear says it’s important to remind people that the impacts…

Carol Barr Autopsy

Carol Barr Autopsy The Fayette County Coroner’s office says Carol Barr, wife of U.S. Representative Andy Barr died at 6:55 p.m. Tuesday. The preliminary autopsy findings listed the cause of death as mitral valve prolapse, or floppy valve syndrome. That means the valve between the heart’s upper and lower left chambers doesn’t close properly.…

Jeep Cherokees Recalled

Jeep Cherokees Recalled Fiat Chrysler is recalling almost 95,000 Jeep Cherokees worldwide because a transmission problem can cause the small SUVs to lose power unexpectedly.Also, when drivers shift into park, the transmissions may not go there, increasing the risk of a rollaway crash.The recall covers certain Cherokees from the 2014 through 2017 model years…

God’s Closet Delays Opening

God’s Closet Delays Opening God’s Closet in Clay County decided to change its original reopening date due to coronavirus concerns.Items such as shirts, shoes and even a stove are waiting to be picked up at God’s Closet.“We’re full but as far as being able to give out, we’re not able to do that and…